Date: Tue, 12 Aug 2008 20:23:33 -0400 (EDT) From: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: CVE request: phpmyadmin < 2.11.8 On Fri, 8 Aug 2008, Nico Golde wrote: > > Name: CVE-2008-3457 > > ... > > Hmm where is the issue here? Sure the application is > vulnerable if an attacker can edit a file that is included > all over the place. I think you have way more problems than > an XSS in setup.php in such a case. I agree that it doesn't sound like much of an issue (and setup.php being left around sounds suspicious in itself), but we take the approach that if a vendor thinks it's important enough to issue a security advisory, we'll tag it on the assumption that vendors don't have any motivation to over-inflate the importance of a bug without some consideration of security risk. - Steve
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